Winner of 7 Academy Awards, for Best Picture, Best Director (David Lean), Best Cinematography, Color, Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color, Best Sound, Best Film Editing, and Best Music, Score (Maurice Jarre). Also with many other fine actors, like Omar Sharif, Alec Guinness, Anthony Quinn, Claude Rains, Jack Hawkins and José Ferrer.
Winner of 11 Academy Awards, for Best Picture, Best Actor (Charlton Heston), Best Supporting Actor (Hugh Griffith), Best Director (William Wyler), Best Color Art Direction/Set Decoration, Best Color Cinematography, Best Color Costume Design, Best Film Editing, Best Music, Scoring (Miklos Rozsa), Best Sound and Best Special Effects. Based on the best-selling novel bt Lew Wallace and a remake of the silent version from 1925, with Ramón Novarro. An MGM production, a masterpiece whose producer was Sam Zimbalist.